Lower Egypt. Some inscriptions from Tell Muqdam and from Abu
Yasin. Ahmed Bey Kamal, Rec. di Trav. xxviii. 22.
(b) From Museums:—
Cairo. Three more chapters of religious texts from vne coffins of the
Middle Kingdom. Lacatj, Rec. de Trav. xxvii. 217.
Inscriptions on a group of Nekhtmin and his wife intentionally muti-
lated, probably of the end of the XVIIIth Dynasty. Spiegelberg, Rec.
de Trav. xxviii. 177.
Catalogue of the hieroglyphic stelae of the Creek and Roman periods,
forming two volumes in the general catalogue, Steles Ptolemaiques et
Romaine-i, by Ahmed Bey Kamal. This is an especially important contri-
bution to our knowledge of the names and titles of the late periods,
containing the texts of over 200 stelae, most of which were previously
unpublished, with careful indexes. The bulk of the funerary stelae are
from Akhmim and Aswan.
Berlin. Stela from Abydos with very obscure writing, of the 31th
year of Senusert I, showing that the Great Oasis was then garrisoned by
Egyptian troops, and proving that a cenotaph might be erected at
Abydos for a person during his lifetime, and ceremonies of offering-
performed at its inauguration. Schafer, A. Z. xlii. 124.
Transcript of ostracon from Thebes, reproving a rich man for taking
no interest in affairs and recommending him to adopt an orphan. Erman,
A.Z. xlii. 100.
Karlsruhe. Publication with photographs of the reliefs from a tomb
of the IVth Dynasty from Gizeh, and a slab from the tomb of a Memphite
high-priest of the XVIIIth Dynasty. Wiedemann u. Portner, Aegypt-
ische Grabreliefs zu Karlsruhe.
Other German and Swiss Museums. Stelae of the Middle and New
Kingdoms and later periods, with photographs and indices. Wiedemann
u. Portner, Aegi/ptische Grahsteine mid Denhs'eine : Bonn, Darmstadt,,
Frankfurt am Main, Genf, Xevfcliotel.
St. Petersburg. Transcript and translation of the Story of the Ship-
wrecked Sailor, from pap. No. 1115 of the Hermitage Museum.
Golenischeff, Rec. de Trav. xxviii. 73. A very welcome publication of
this interesting text of the Middle Kingdom.
Leyden. Monuments of the Old Kingdom, see below, p. 48.
British Museum. Transcript of an ostracon in which an official
asserts his honesty. Erman, A. Z. xlii. 102.